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An upcycled Christmas tree

ReUse on Union December Open House


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Come on out to our holiday Open House 12-5 Saturday, December 21st! We will be featuring all our consignment artists’ talent. Many will be in attendance, and will have brought in lots of new goodies to peruse – come enjoy refreshments and shop for locally made gifts! Live music on site – stay tuned for… Read More

Laser Engraved Ornament

Laser Engrave an Ornament


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Come learn the basics of operating our laser engraver! Class takers will make and take two different ornaments that each demonstrate different possible ways of using the laser to achieve different effects: 3D ornaments and relief ornaments using different local woods to create depth. If you like you can bring your own designs, but they… Read More

Holiday Stockings

Make Your Own Upcycled Holiday Stocking


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Come learn how to craft your very own Upcycled Holiday Stocking – just in time to use it this December or give as a thoughtful handmade gift to a special person! In this 3 hour class, participants will learn how to create a fully-lined, one-of-a-kind stocking [with a secret pocket, for extra special gifts!] out… Read More

Aluminum Can Wind Chime

Aluminum Can Cutting and Upcycling!


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Are you amused by the big upcycled windchime by Dan Laurence at ReUse on Union? Come learn how to make one for yourself! In this introductory class, Dan will show you all his best tricks for efficiently cutting common aluminum beverage cans to best utilize their bottoms, sides, and unique design elements. Students will then… Read More

A horseshoe snowman

Weld a Horseshoe Snowman


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Still in search of a whimsical holiday gift for someone you love? Come join us to weld them a cheerful snowman out of upcycled horseshoes! Using MIG welder techniques, our talented instructor, Liz King, will guide participants through this Make-and-Take project. Having MIG welding experience is helpful but not necessary. Participants should wear close-toed shoes,… Read More

A patterned cutting board

Patterned Cutting Board Workshop


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Make your very own patterned cutting board to keep or give in this popular workshop. No woodworking experience necessary! Participants will create their own custom designs and be able to take home 1-3 cutting boards! Athens Makerspace will provide a variety of attractive hardwoods already planed and cut into strips, including walnut, oak, cherry, ash,… Read More

A seat cushion made from ties

Weave a Seat from Ties!


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Do you have an old chair or stool that needs a new seat? Or have you always wanted to learn chair caning but thought it was too boring? Come join Master Seat-Weaver Mindy King to craft a colorful new seat from upcycled neckties! Class will provide all ties and include instruction from start to finish…. Read More

A machine sewer

Intro to Machine Sewing – Flannel Pillowcase


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Would you love a chance to make a fuzzy warm pillowcase for fall? Our talented instructor, Mindy King, will guide you through this great beginner’s introduction to sewing with a machine. Attendees will need to purchase and bring with them 1 1/8 yards flannel fabric. If you don’t have flannel please consider stopping next door… Read More

Mittens

Upcycled Mitts from Sweaters


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Want to make something cozy and upcycled for your loved one this year? Come out to Athens Makerspace to learn to make ‘mitts’ from sweaters! Participants will leave with one pair of comfy embroidered arm warmers, lined or unlined, to wear themselves or give as a gift. You will not only learn how to craft… Read More

A weaved tie chair

Weave a Seat from Ties!


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Do you have an old chair or stool that needs a new seat? Or have you always wanted to learn chair caning but thought it was too boring? Come join Master Seat-Weaver Mindy King to craft a colorful new seat from upcycled neckties! Class will provide all ties and include instruction from start to finish…. Read More

A festive holiday pillow

Festive Twists and Tucks Holiday Pillow


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In this fun 3-hr make-and-take class, students will create a pillow using a pin tuck twisting technique. Although this is a holiday craft, students can use this technique in a variety of other crafts and clothing construction projects. The look of the tucks can also be changed depending on the direction they are stitched in…. Read More

A fabric Zipper Pouch

Intermediate Sewing Part II: Fabric Scrap Zipper Pouch


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The second in a 2-part series for participants who have taken Beginning Sewing or have other basic sewing skills to take on the next step and develop their sewing finesse. In this friendly 3-hour class, students will learn skills to work with zippers, interfacing, and bias tape, and will leave with a handy zippered pouch,… Read More

A welded horseshoe star

Welded Horseshoe Star


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Want to get a head start on making your holiday gifts this year? Come join us to weld a lovely star wall decoration out of upcycled horseshoes! Using MIG welder techniques, our talented instructor, Liz King, will guide participants through this Make-and-Take project. Having MIG welding experience is helpful but not necessary. Participants should wear… Read More

Mittens

Upcycled Mitts from Sweaters


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Want to make something cozy and upcycled for your loved one this year? Come out on this Small Business Saturday to Athens Makerspace to learn to make ‘mitts’ from sweaters! Participants will leave with one pair of comfy embroidered arm warmers, lined or unlined, to wear themselves or give as a gift. You will not… Read More

A patterned cutting board

Patterned Cutting Board Workshop


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Make your very own patterned cutting board to keep or give in this popular workshop. No woodworking experience necessary! Participants will create their own custom designs and be able to take home 1-3 cutting boards! Athens Makerspace will provide a variety of attractive hardwoods already planed and cut into strips, including walnut, oak, cherry, ash,… Read More

A person welds

Intro to Welding


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This class is for anyone [18 and older] who wants to learn how to weld! In this class participants will learn different weld techniques and basic troubleshooting of common welding problems. Participants are encouraged to learn from each other as well as the instructor. Participants should wear close-toed shoes, denim pants, and long sleeves. Hair… Read More

3D printed jewelry

Simply 3D Printed Jewelry and More!


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Come on out on Small Business Saturday and learn to design and 3D print your own jewelry and holiday memorabilia! No complicated CAD programs skills necessary. Learn tips and tricks of 3D printing. Bring your creativity, laptop, your basic computer skills and have fun in this class! The class will work as follows: You can… Read More

A man stands next to a weaving machine

Weaver’s Support Group


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Are you interested in weaving? Are you a Weaver interested in meeting others? Beginning this September, from 6-8pm on second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, Athens Makerspace will host the new Weaver’s Support Group. The purpose of this group is to show what resources are available at the MakerSpace, talk about community resources, discuss… Read More